The Emperor's Eyeglasses, China


Displayed in a museum in Xian, China, these antique eyeglasses demanded my attention, partly for the color and composition of the glasses and their case in the background, but also for feeling that their owner had put them down just moments (or decades) before and might return at any time to take them up again.  In addition to capturing composition, light, shadow and color, the best photography captures a feeling or emotion as an added dimension to a scene.  Other than standard photographic adjustment, there is no Photoshop editing here.


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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 13:28:35